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Licensed Practical Nurse - Home Health (Northern & Butler Counties)

  • Job ID: 06161837
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Home Healthcare
  • Department: Skilled Nur North Pod B
  • Location: , Butler PA
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $16.72 to $26.54 / hour

Description

Join UPMC Home Health and provide one-on-one care and teaching with patients and families!


Home health nursing can provide you with an impactful career that also provides opportunities for advancement, access to the most modern equipment and technology, and excellent benefits. 


Responsibilities:
  • Assure equipment malfunctions are reported to the appropriate department
  • Contribute to the universal unit activities including, but not limited to, responding to call lights and telephones, passing meal trays and transporting patients
  • Assist the RN and interdisciplinary team in evaluating, planning, and implementing plans of care
  • Give injections, take vital signs, perform basic diagnostic tests, observe patients, dress wounds and administer medication
  • Observe and record patient's symptoms, condition, and/or reactions to medications and treatments and report results to the RN in charge
  • Communicate effectively with patients and families about hospital stay and home care concerns
  • Discuss any patient or family concerns with RN in charge so that issue can be appropriately addressed
  • Strictly adhere to all policies and practices relative to patient care and hospital-related information
  • Comply with safety policies and procedures including standard precautions
  • Take action to improve knowledge, skills and performance based on feedback or on self-identified developmental needs
  • Request assistance and reviews relevant policies and procedures prior to performing new or challenging skills
  • Request assistance to help in planning and prioritizing activities as needed
  • Assume responsibility for assignment and view problems as challenges
  • Demonstrate awareness of behavior on the efficient functioning of the department

Qualifications

  • Completion of a Practical Nursing Program approved by the State Board of Nursing
  • Excellent communication skills necessary to effectively interact with patients, family members, visitors and staff members
  • Basic computer skills necessary to input patient care orders and medical record documentation

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Assure equipment malfunctions are reported to the appropriate department
  • Establish appropriate and effective communication strategies
  • Establish professional and respectful interpersonal relationships
  • Participate in health care conferences
  • Contribute to the universal unit activities including, but not limited to, responding to call lights and telephones, passing meal trays and transporting patients

  • Automotive Insurance
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Driver's License
  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
  • Act 33
  • Act 34
  • OAPSA

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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